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Table 3 Subgroup analysis

From: Effects of an individualized analgesia protocol on the need for medical interventions after adenotonsillectomy in children: a randomized controlled trial

Test results Positive Negative
Group allocation IP
(n = 44)
CP
(n = 46)
P IP
(n = 90)
CP
(n = 84)
P
Cumulative morphine consumption, μg/kg [IQR] 30 [20 to 40] 50 [50 to 75] < 0.001 100 [100 to 150] 75 [75 to 100] 0.264
Patients requiring at least one intervention, n (%) 5 (11.4%) 17 (37.0%) 0.005 11 (12.2%) 12 (14.3%) 0.688
Median duration of CHEOPS scores> 6, min [95% CI] 20 [18 to 28] 20 [17 to 25] 0.253 20 [15 to 20] 30 [25 to 31] < 0.001
  1. Median [interquartile range] and number (%) reported as appropriate. IP, individualized protocol; CP, conservative protocol; CI, confidence interval; IQR, interquartile range; CHEOPS, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Pain Scale